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Young Indigenous singer takes the stage at climate change rally in Edmonton | APTN News

Credit: APTN News Greta Thunberg is in Edmonton Friday to talk about climate change. Before she took to the stage, Indigenous leaders, Elders and singers opened the ceremony, including this young person.

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FNHA Signs MOU With RCCbc to Promote Rural Health Collaboration

Coast Salish Territory – The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCBC) have signed an agreement to work together to improve access to primary health services in rural communities through a structured process to ensure full and meaningful collaboration between the two partners. The signing ceremony took place at […]

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MN-S: Updated Executive Handbook

Following a successful and productive meeting this past weekend, MN-S President Glen McCallum and our Provincial Métis Council have updated and amended the authoritative book that outlines core principles and practices to ensure a responsible and transparent government. The handbook has been added to the MN-S library to provide guidance to ministers and council members […]

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FNS statement on the BC Prosecution Service media release (November 14, 2019) regarding legal matters pertaining to former FNS Executive member Grand Chief Edward John

NOVEMBER 14, 2019 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — On behalf of the First Nations Summit (FNS), the Political and Administrative Executives issue the following statement with regards to the BC Prosecution Service media release (November 14, 2019) that has identified former FNS Executive Member, Grand Chief Edward John, for criminal charges. As this matter is […]

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Investing in southern Alberta infrastructure

The Government of Alberta is investing $24.2 billion over four years to enhance public infrastructure across the province, including southern Alberta. Residents and businesses throughout southern Alberta will benefit as the many infrastructure projects provided for in government’s 2019 Capital Plan promote economic development, create jobs and help support social programs and services. “Whether we’re […]

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RCY-BC: Representative’s Statement on SSCCY report

Nov. 14, 2019 I would like to commend the Legislature’s all-party Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth on the completion and recent release of its report Children and Youth with Neuro-Diverse Special Needs. The report takes an important step toward creating a fuller understanding of the experiences of children, youth and their families in […]

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Government of YT: Feedback sought on draft climate change, energy and green economy strategy

November 14, 2019 Yukoners are invited to provide feedback on a new draft strategy: Our Clean Future: A Yukon strategy for climate change, energy and a green economy. This fall, the Government of Yukon declared a climate change emergency. The strategy outlines how the territory proposes to take action to address the impacts of climate […]

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Brixton Metals Drills 37.78m of 1.17 g/t Au at the Outlaw Zone, Including 12.00m of 3.28 g/t Au and 3.00m of 9.06 g/t Au at its Thorn Project

November 14, 2019 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (OTCQB: BBBXF) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce additional analytical results from its 2019 phase two exploration program at its wholly owned Thorn Project located in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia. As part its 2019 Thorn program of 8,042m drilled, the Company drilled […]

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AltaLink becomes first Canadian utility to be re-designated as a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM and earns third consecutive safety excellence award

November 14, 2019 CALGARY, Alberta – At an awards ceremony hosted by the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) last night in Ottawa, AltaLink received two awards recognizing a strong commitment to both sustainability and safety in its operations. The CEA announced that AltaLink has been re-designated as a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM, becoming the first-ever Canadian utility […]

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Province commits to supporting Indigenous tourism growth in BC – Vernon Morning Star

The Indigenous Tourism Accord signed during conference in Kelowna Nov. 14, 2019 A new partnership between the provincial government and Indigenous Tourism BC will help create opportunities for people and tourism businesses in the province. The partnership was created during a tourism conference in Kelowna where Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Lisa Beare and […]

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Five community groups competing in Community Futures competition – Humboldt Journal

November 14, 2019 EAST CENTRAL — Five east central community groups are competing to take home $3,000 for their community project with this year’s Community Futures Newsask Challenge 4 Communities. The public will decide the winners with weekly voting on the internet a four-week period that began on Oct. 28. A person can vote every […]

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BC Prosecution Service: Media Statement – Appointment of Special Prosecutor

Victoria – The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced today that on February 22, 2019, Michael Klein QC was appointed Special Prosecutor following receipt by the BCPS of a Report to Crown Counsel (RCC) relating to sexual offences alleged to have occurred in and around Prince George in 1974. The suspect identified in the report was […]

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Métis Nation to Host a Conversation on Minorities in Canada

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Métis National Council (MNC) is proud to unveil details about a national conference that will bring together a range of diverse Canadian voices. “Minorities in Canada – Coming Together” will be hosted by the Métis Nation and is the first of its kind in Canada. “We are always looking for […]

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All walks of life built and fought for Canada – Sault Star

November 14, 2019 The bitter fighting in the recent federal election and the now current debate over whether Don Cherry was right to say what he said on Coach’s Corner certainly shows a nation divided. We are divided on economic lines, ideological lines and geographical lines. This whole divisiveness is not new to Canada but […]

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Manitoba Liberals say workplace death plea deal shows province isn’t serious about worker health – Thompson Citizen

November 14, 2019 The Manitoba Liberal Party and the father of a man killed in a workplace accident in a Manitoba Hydro marshalling yard near Gillam in 2018 say a plea deal with the company that employed him at the time shows that the provincial government isn’t taking workplace health and safety seriously enough. Seven […]

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Request for proposals issued for a single private operator model for recreational cannabis sales in New Brunswick

14 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a single private operator to undertake the operation, distribution and sales of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick. “This is part of our efforts to energize the private sector, get our financial house in order and maximize the benefits […]

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Premier Moe Releases New Growth Plan

November 14, 2019 Growing A Strong Economy For A Strong Saskatchewan Today, Premier Scott Moe released Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan: the Next Decade of Growth 2020-2030.  The plan is a roadmap for a strong economy, strong communities and strong families, to build a stronger Saskatchewan. “Our province has seen unprecedented growth since 2007 and this plan […]

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Fourth annual Early Childhood Week: Let’s join together to ensure that every child in Quebec has an equal chance to succeed

Fourth annual Early Childhood Week: Let’s join together to ensure that every child in Quebec has an equal chance to succeed Montreal, November 14, 2019 – Early Childhood Week officially begins on November 17 and continues for a full week, ending November 23. It represents a chance for partners, ambassadors and early childhood organizations to […]

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MKO Encouraging First Nations People to Get Tested and Take Steps to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes on World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this statement in recognition of World Diabetes Day. The day falls on November 14 each year. The theme for this year’s World Diabetes Day is “Family and Diabetes.” MKO is encouraging First Nations people in Northern Manitoba to request […]

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ETFO plans strike action that impacts Ministry and school boards, not students

November 14, 2019 Toronto, ON – Starting today, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is engaging in a series of local meetings to prepare members for a work-to-rule strike action that begins on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The action targets Ministry and school board administrative tasks and does not impact on students. “We are […]

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Industrial mat company puts down stakes in northwestern Ontario – Northern Ontario Business

Northern Mat & Bridge makes its presence felt with office at Fort William First Nation Alberta-based Northern Mat & Bridge is opening an office at Fort William First Nation, next to Thunder Bay. The company provides large mats and portable bridges used by crews in the oil and gas industry, mining, forestry, power line and […]

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Groundbreaking forum explores high rates of addiction among Indigenous people – CTV News

November 14, 2019 CALGARY – Doctors from across the country have gathered in Calgary for a first-of-its-kind forum focusing on Indigenous issues, including high rates of addiction. The Harm Reduction Forum will hear practical ways health care providers, researchers and members of the community can support people impacted by addictions in indigenous communities. According to […]

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Strengthening supports to grow Indigenous tourism in B.C.

SYILX TERRITORY/KELOWNA – A new partnership between the B.C. government and Indigenous Tourism BC will help grow opportunities for people and tourism businesses around the province. “Indigenous tourism supports good jobs and economic development in communities across the province and provides opportunities for locals and visitors to learn about Indigenous culture and history,” said Lisa […]

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Media Advisory – What do Canadian youth want? Our rights! When do we want them? 30 years ago!

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2019 – Canada’s leading youth activists are celebrating National Child Day and World Children’s Day by raising their voices at UNICEF Canada’s first ever Youth Activism Summit on November 20 at the Toronto Reference Library. Nov. 20, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC), […]

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2019 TSAG Water Conference

The 2019 Water Conference was a huge success and we’d like to thank all who attended. A special thank you to our Emcee Victor Houle, our Elder Gilman Cardinal, our Keynote Speakers, Presenters and all TSAG staff for their contributions. Our theme this year was “Think Outside the Sink” and throughout the 2 days a […]

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Premier Ball Announces Senior Public Service Appointment

November 14, 2019 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the appointment of Kendra Wright as Deputy Minister (Acting) of the Indigenous Affairs Secretariat effective immediately. Ms. Wright has approximately 16 years of legal experience in Newfoundland and Labrador and Alberta and most recently served as the Assistant Deputy Minister (Courts […]

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MFNERC: ASL Community Get Together

Five families from St. Theresa Point, Garden Hill, and Wasagamack First Nations had a fun get-together in Winnipeg on October 30th, focusing on American Sign Language (ASL) communication. Marking the first such gathering of the school year, students went swimming at the YMCA, played on a massive play structure, tried wall climbing, and enjoyed good […]

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Media Advisory: Canada’s Premiers to Hold Meeting in Toronto on December 2, 2019

November 14, 2019 – A meeting of Canada’s Premiers will take place on Monday, December 2. The meeting will be chaired by Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan. Location: Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, 5875 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON Media representatives who wish to cover this meeting must register on-site in the Vista Salon (Lobby Level). Registration […]

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Awi’nakola tuition-free land-based learning returns to NIC

Awi’nakola, which means ‘we are one with the land and sea’, combines in-class instruction with outdoor exploration. “Through the Awi’nakola program we draw on Kwak’wala and our Kwakwaka’wakw ways of knowing and being to inform academic learning,” said Sara Child, NIC faculty and Aboriginal Education Facilitator. “The classes are structured to focus on student strengths […]

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Indigenous leaders, U of T researchers look to build collaborations grounded in understanding and reciprocity – U of T Engineering News

November 14, 2019 The Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) Forum recently brought together Indigenous leaders and U of T researchers to underscore the importance of a Two-Eyed Seeing approach — the bridging of expertise of both Indigenous communities and faculty — to create sustainable infrastructure solutions for Indigenous communities across Canada. Presenters included Elder Whabagoon, […]

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RCMP NL to hold news conference on establishment of a Sweat Lodge at RCMP NL Headquarters

November 14, 2019 On Friday, November 15, beginning at 9:30 a.m., RCMP NL will hold a news conference to announce details of the establishment of a Sweat Lodge on the grounds of Headquarters in St. John’s. Members of the media are invited to attend – an RSVP is appreciated by 4:00 p.m. today. Please note […]

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QC Parliamentary Proceedings – Bill n°46 : An Act to amend the Natural Heritage Conservation Act and other provisions

The PDF documents on this page are identical to the printed version. Downloading and viewing PDF documents requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free of charge from Adobe. For more information on types of bills and the stages in their consideration Comment on this bill Information Sponsor Charette, Benoit, Minister of the Environment and the Fight […]

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AMC honours the memory of Helen Betty Osborne

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – Grand Chief Arlen Dumas and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs join the Osborne family and friends in honouring the memory of Helen Betty Osborne. Forty-eight years ago today, Helen was murdered at only 19 years of age. Helen left her First Nation of Norway House Cree Nation to continue her […]

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Climate change: Time for health care sector to do its part, says new report by the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

November 14, 2019 “It’s time to own up to our climate impact”: Lancet report finds Canada’s health care sector contributing to global climate crisis A report that tracks the world’s progress on health and climate change says Canada needs to take coordinated steps to green its health care system. The Lancet Countdown on health and […]

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Bill 41: Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act – First Peoples Law

November 14, 2019 On October 24th, the Government of British Columbia introduced Bill 41 – 2019: Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. If passed, the new legislation will require the Province to embark on a process of legislative reform to ensure that provincial laws are consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the […]

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CA$4.5b Taza Experience Development Unveils 2020 First Phase Launch – Casino Reports

Taza Experience located in the vicinity of Grey Eagle Resort & Casino is preparing for the official launch of its first phase – Taza Exchange. Projections are that it would be completed by mid-2020, greenlighting operation of retail offerings for starters. Plans revealed that a 150,000-square-foot Costco store would be ready to welcome its first […]

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All season road permits for NorZinc’s Prairie Creek Mine granted by Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board

November 14, 2019 ─ Vancouver, British Columbia ─ NorZinc Ltd. (TSX: NZC; OTCQB: NORZF) (the “Company” or “NorZinc”) is pleased to report that the Mackenzie Valley Land & Water Board (“MVLWB”) has issued Water Licences and the Land Use Permit for the all season road access to the Prairie Creek Mine in the NWT, Canada. […]

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Woodfibre LNG invests millions in Squamish community and businesses: update to District

November 14, 2019 VANCOUVER – Woodfibre LNG provided an update to District of Squamish Council yesterday, highlighting the Company’s community investment and significant progress towards the overall remediation of the Woodfibre site. “Since 2013, we have contributed over $3 million to the Squamish community in taxes and contributions, approximately $10 million in contracts to Squamish […]

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Boralex announces the commercial commissioning of the Yellow Falls, Ontario hydroelectric station

Montréal, November 14, 2019 – Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”)(TSX : BLX) is pleased to announce the commercial commissioning of the Yellow Falls hydroelectric station (16 MW), under the terms of a price-indexed power purchase agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for a period of 40 years. The station is located on […]

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Pretivm Adds Two New Directors with Extensive Mining Experience

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 14, 2019 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX/NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has appointed Richard O’Brien and Jeane Hull as independent directors of the Company. Mr. O’Brien will assume the role of Board Chair following the retirement of Robert Quartermain, Executive […]

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Indigenous athletes honoured for excellence – Merritt Herald

November 13, 2019 Six outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Interior Region received the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport Nov. 3 in Merritt during a formal celebration held at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. The Interior is the third of the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council’s (I·SPARC) […]

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Obama muses on political division, unity and Canadian culture in Halifax talk – TheChronicleHerald.ca

A relaxed-looking Barack Obama regaled a Scotiabank Centre crowd of more than 9,000 people with folksy and past-presidential wisdom Wednesday night. “Obviously, I’m living proof that you don’t have to be rich, influential,” Obama said of the requisites to be a leader or to be president of the United States. “I was a mixed kid […]

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Sarnia-Lambton group will hold ‘climate conversation’ Nov. 29 – Sarnia and Lambton County This Week

November 14, 2019 An event billed as a “climate conversation” is being organized by the group Climate Action Sarnia-Lambton. It is to be held on Nov. 29. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at the Quality Inn, on Christina Street in Point Edward. “We are interested in taking the two community climate rallies that we’ve had […]

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RNC Delivers Continued Strong Production of 7,769 oz During the Month of October

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2019 – RNC Minerals (TSX: RNX) (“RNC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce consolidated gold production of 7,769 ounces for the month of October 2019 from its Beta Hunt and Higginsville mines in Western Australia. Paul Andre Huet, Chairman & CEO, commented: “Following a strong first full quarter of production in […]

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Golden Predator Commences Fast Track Feasibility Study at Brewery Creek Mine, Yukon

Vancouver, BC, November 14th, 2019: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V:GPY, OTCQX:NTGSF) (the “Company”) today announced that is has retained Kappes, Cassiday & Associates to complete a fast-track Feasibility Study (“FS”) for Phase 1 of the Company’s production plans to reopen it’s 100% owned Brewery Creek Gold Mine located 45 minutes from Dawson City, Yukon. Phase […]

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Cannabis market provides growth, job opportunities to Sask. First Nation – CTV News

November 13, 2019 REGINA — It has been one year since Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation opened Mino-Maskihki “Good Medicine” Cannabis Dispensary, and Chief Anthony Cappo says it has been challenging but overall successful. “We didn’t think we would last this long, having to carve out this little bit of space for our nation in this growing […]

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Kitikmeot Inuit head to polls in December to elect KIA executives – Nunatsiaq News

Three vice-presidents and a board member are up for election 14 November, 2019 Kitikmeot Inuit will vote next month to fill four executive positions in their birthright organization. Eligible Kitikmeot Inuit beneficiaries can vote on Dec. 9 or on Dec. 2, in an advance poll, to choose new vice-presidents for social and cultural development, economic […]

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City of Greater Sudbury wants better Indigenous relations – The Sudbury Star

Among other things, city will hire someone to co-ordinate Indigenous relations initiatives November 13, 2019 The city is working on improving its relationships with Indigenous communities. In a report presented to council Tuesday, staff said several actions have already been taken; however, there is more work to be done. “Since the release of the final […]

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ZEN Graphene Solutions Reports on Multiple Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements

November 14, 2019 ZEN Graphene Solutions Ltd. (“ZEN” or the “Company”) (TSXV:ZEN) has signed the definitive graphene manufacturing process License Agreement referred to in a news release on May 30, 2019. This agreement licenses to ZEN the intellectual property created by scientists and laboratories within a renowned Canadian University. This agreement has no expiry date […]

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ATAC Commences Updated Tiger Deposit PEA and Announces Rau Exploration Results

November 14, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC”) is pleased to announce the commencement of an updated resource and preliminary economic assessment (“PEA”) for its high-grade Tiger Gold Deposit and provide an exploration update for its 660-sq.km Rau Project. Tiger Deposit PEA ATAC believes the carbonate replacement Tiger Gold Deposit offers […]

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